AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

2017-18 AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey

The annual AAUP Faculty Compensation Survey is the largest independent source of data on full-time faculty salary and benefits at two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The 2018 iteration of the survey includes information on salary and benefits for more than 378,865 faculty members from more than 1,000 institutions in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The survey, along with the accompanying "Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession," is published each year in the March–April issue of Academe, the AAUP's magazine. Inside Higher Ed below presents these data in an easily searchable database.

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InstitutionCategoryState Avg. Salary
Full Professors
Avg. Change
Continuing Full Professors
Full Professors
Avg. Total Compensationsort descending
Full Professors
Salary Equity
Full Professors
University of Montevallo Master ALABAMA $79,800 0.0% 44 - 93.4
Troy University Master ALABAMA $84,500 1.6% 30 $88,500 105.7
University of South Alabama Master ALABAMA $89,100 N/A 111 $97,100 97.6
University of West Alabama Master ALABAMA $76,400 1.2% 20 $101,600 96.4
Southern Utah University Master UTAH $85,400 4.3% 46 $114,000 91.3
Auburn University at Montgomery Master ALABAMA $94,900 7.6% 53 $127,300 93.2
Samford University Master ALABAMA $104,500 1.4% 117 $141,300 84.3
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